NEWS + REVIEWS

NEWS FOR HOW TO AVOID HUGE SHIPS:

 

—Finalist for the 2019 Governor General's Literary Award

—Longlisted for The Raymond Souster Prize

—Washington Independent Review of Books, Best Books of October 

—Poems from Huge Ships featured in Best American Poetry's blog, Poetry Daily, Verse Daily, Academy of American Poets' Poem-a-Day, and Best Canadian Poetry.

 

RECENT REVIEWS & PUBLICATIONS:

 

THE FIDDLEHEAD, June 2019

Dual review by Brian Bartlett of "How to Avoid Huge Ships" and Deanna Young's "Reunion".

https://www.brickbooks.ca/reviews/blessings-on-those-who-stepped-forward-then/

THE MALAHAT REVIEW, Spring 2019  Review by Michael Kenyon

http://malahatreview.ca/reviews/206reviews_kenyon.html

 

BEST CANADIAN POETRY 2019 (Biblioasis): "After Lorne" has been selected by Rob Taylor from its initial appearance in The Malahat Review. BCP's annual anthology is forthcoming in the fall of 2019.

BEST AMERICAN POETRY: "To Janet in Jersey" featured in Nin Andrew's blog for BAP. April 2, 2019 

https://blog.bestamericanpoetry.com/the_best_american_poetry/nin-andrews/

VERSE DAILY: "Blue Heron, Walking" featured on February 22, 2019

http://www.versedaily.org/2019/blueheronwalking.shtml

 

CBC RADIO'S IDEAS:THE ENRIGHT FILES ON THE ROLE OF POETRY IN THE WORLD TODAY: With Billy Collins, Julie Bruck, Anne Carson and Pino Coluccio.

(broadcast on January 7, 2019). Can be streamed at:

https://www.cbc.ca/radio/ideas/the-enright-files-on-the-role-of-poetry-in-the-world-today-1.4968487

THE SOUTHAMPTON REVIEW: Two new poems: "Eleven" and "Warehouse Store"  (Winter/Spring 2019)

https://www.thesouthamptonreview.com/

 

PLUME POETRY: “Sanctuary” and “My Shame,” in print and audio.

(Issue 91, March 2019)

https://plumepoetry.com

 

THE TORONTO STAR: Review of How to Avoid Huge Ships (Nov.2018)

https://www.thestar.com/entertainment/books/2018/11/16/new-books-of-poetry-travel-to-sometimes-dark-sometimes-very-fun-corners.html?fbclid=IwAR0EmAsebft357x-ls2BY02Dpc9LpKv0aSJ95MoffP-NlPDSm6lcDkektf8

WASHINGTON INDEPENDENT REVIEW OF BOOKS

How to Avoid Huge Ships is among Grace Cavalieri's "Best Books of October, 2018, including an excerpted poem: http://www.washingtonindependentreviewofbooks.com/index.php/features/october-2018-exemplars-poetry-reviews-by-grace-cavalieri

 

QUILL & QUIRE: Review of How To Avoid Huge Ships (Oct. 2018)

https://quillandquire.com/review/how-to-avoid-huge-ships/

ALL LIT UP: On the origin of "How to Avoid Huge Ship's title (Oct. 2018)

https://alllitup.ca/Blog/2018/Under-the-Cover-How-to-Avoid-Huge-Ships#topofpostcontent

OPEN BOOK: POETS IN PROFILE: Interview (September, 2018)

http://open-book.ca/News/Julie-Bruck-on-the-Beauty-of-Found-Sources-Poems-with-Long-Tails-the-Best-and-Worst-Things-About-Being-a-Poet

 

 

ROB MCLENNAN'S BLOG: review and excerpts from "How to Avoid Huge Ships (Fall 2018)
http://robmclennan.blogspot.com/2018/09/julie-bruck-how-to-avoid-huge-ships.html

POETRY DAILY: "Mission Creek Landing"  (Sept, 2018)

 http://poems.com/poem.php?date=17780

                        

POETRY DAILY: “After Lorne”  http://poems.com/poem.php?date=17677
               (May, 2018)

THE MALAHAT REVIEW: Five poems (Spring 2018)

THE NEW QUARTERLY: Five poems and an essay (Winter 2018)

PLUME POETRY 6 (print anthology) “When My Mother Tracked Malaysian Air Flight 370” (April 2018)

THE WALRUS “Dominion Protection” (Sept. 2017)

BEST OF THE BEST CANADIAN POETRY IN ENGLISH 2017  ”Two Fish”

THE PURITAN Three poems: “Killer Shrimp,” “Foil’” & “Peeling the Wallpaper” 2016

PLUME POETRY 5 (print anthology) “Last Baby Girls of the 1920’s
(2017)

PLUME POETRY (online) “Her Mouth” (September 2016) and “”In January (forthcoming 2018)

THE NEW YORKER “Blue Heron, Walking” (print and audio, August 29, 2016)

http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2016/08/29/blue-heron-walking-by-julie-bruck

 

BEST CANADIAN POETRY IN ENGLISH 2016  “Flipped”
 

CANADIAN NATIONAL MAGAZINE AWARDS, 2016
finalist in poetry (for “Flipped”, “Supreme Leader” and “Let Evening Come”, from The Rusty Toque).

 

PLUME POETRY 4 (print anthology)
    “To Janet in Jersey”  March 2016

BEST CANADIAN POETRY IN ENGLISH 2015
    “Two Fish”

http://tightropebooks.com/the-best-canadian-poetry-in-english-2015/
            
PLUME POETRY, ISSUE 51
    “The Good Hand”, September, 2015

http://plumepoetry.com/

THE ACADEMY OF AMERICAN POETS’ POEM-A-DAY
   “To Bring The Horse Home”, Sept.14, 2015

http://www.poets.org/poetsorg/poem/bring-horse-home


BEST CANADIAN POETRY IN ENGLISH 2014
   “Once”

http://tightropebooks.com/best-canadian-poetry-2014/

THE RUSTY TOQUE
   “Four Poems” July, 2015

 http://www.therustytoque.com/poetry-julie-bruck.html
 
HAZLITT, PENGUIN/RANDOM HOUSE OF CANADA
  “Two Fish” May 2014

 http://www.randomhouse.ca/hazlitt/poetry/two-fish

NEWPOETRY.CA
 “When I Oversleep” Nov, 2014
 scroll down at
newpoetry.ca

@CBC RADIO “CANADA WRITES”
Two new poems commissioned for the CBC’S “BloodLines” project, in conjunction with the 2013 Massey Lectures. Poems posted at:

http://www.cbc.ca/books/canadawrites/2013/11/bloodlines-the-cold-by-julie-bruck.html

NEWS FOR MONKEY RANCH:

--Winner of The 2012 Governor General’s Award for Poetry
--A Globe & Mail 100 Best Books of 2012.
--San Francisco LitQuake’s “Summer Reads” pick, 2012
--Finalist for the 2013 CAA Award for Poetry and    
  The 2013 Pat Lowther Memorial Prize

                 MORE POEMS ON THE WEB:


 @THE NEW YORKER (www.newyorker.com); The New Yorker’s archive has six of Julie’s poems. Audio recordings of “A Marriage” and “Blue Heron, Walking” are also available for subscribers to the magazine’s iPad edition.
 
@VALPARAISO POETRY REVIEW
http://www.valpo.edu/vpr/v12n1/v12n1poetry/brucksnapshot.php

@SPEAKING OF POEMS, http://speakingofpoems.blogspot.com/2009/08/sex-next-door-its-rare-slow-as-creaking.html


SELECTED REVIEWS:

VPR: Contemporary Poetry and Poetics--Spring/Summer 2013

http://www.valpo.edu/vpr/v14n2/v14n2prose/adkins.php

 The Globe & Mail--May, 2012
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/arts/books-and-media/monkey-ranch-by-julie-bruck/article4178763/

The Toronto Star--April, 2012,  
 http://www.thestar.com/news/books/article/1159954--restless-white-fields-by-barbara-langhorst-monkey-ranch-by-julie-bruck-reviews                
             

A BLOGOSPHERE REVIEW:  
            Autumn Blossom--Nov. 25, 2012  
  
http://www.andreasgripp.blogspot.com/2012/11/brick-and-bruck-prove-that-canlit-can.html

         
SELECTED INTERVIEWS:


 CBC Radio “Ideas” Nov 27, 2013
 In conjunction with Canada Writes and the Massey Lectures “BloodLines: project. Interview with host Paul Kennedy.
Podcast available at :
http://www.cbc.ca/ideas/episodes/2013/11/27/bloodlines/
               

Numero Cinq Magazine, Oct. 2013
    “The Cloven Lychee Nut: An interview with Ann Ireland

http://numerocinqmagazine.com/?s=julie+bruck&searchsubmit=

       
CBC Sunday Edition,  Nov. 25, 2012.
           Interview with host Michael Enright, Podcast available            
through
http://www.cbc.ca/thesundayedition

Alemar: A Jewish Arts Digest Dec. 2012
             Interview/Profile with Dinah Zeldin
         
Toronto Quarterly, October 2012

http://thetorontoquarterly.blogspot.com/2012/10/julie-bruck-monkey-ranch-governor.html
    
 ABOUT LA SINGERIE:
                Le Libraire--Sept, 2013

http://www.lelibraire.org/entrevues/poesie-et-theatre/julie-bruck-les-singeries-de-l-etre-humain


 

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